Correction Officer Jobs in Illinois

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Correctional Officers

  • Federal Bureau of Prisons - USP Thomson
  • Thomson, IL
  • 1 day ago

CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS Apply to be a Correctional Officer with the Federal Bureau of Prisons and join a mission to change lives....

Supervisory Correctional Officer Deputy Captain

  • Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
  • Thomson, IL
  • 3 days ago

We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....

and technical non-sworn law enforcement duties in support of the University of Chicago Police Department in the areas of patrol, community services, training, and other are...

Community Service Officer, II

  • University of Chicago
  • Chicago, IL
  • 4 days ago

Performs a variety of specialized and technical non-sworn law enforcement duties in support of the University of Chicago Police Department in the areas of patrol, community services, training, and other...

Community Service Officer

  • Harper College
  • Palatine, IL
  • 5 days ago

Ability to patrol on foot at all facilities. Ability to pass a thorough background investigation....

Correctional Officer Senior Officer

  • Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
  • Marion, IL
  • 10 days ago

We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....

Correctional Officer - Helms Unit

  • State of Georgia
  • Dekalb, IL
  • 10 days ago

It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 9,000 employees....

First-Line Supervisor Of Correctional Officer

  • City Colleges of Chicago
  • Chicago, IL
  • 17 days ago

Restrain, secure, or control offenders, using chemical agents, firearms, or other weapons of force as necessary. Resolve problems between inmates....

Correctional Officer

  • Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
  • Thomson, IL
  • 30+ days ago

We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....

Community Service Officer

  • City of O'Fallon, Illinois
  • O Fallon, IL
  • 60+ days ago

High school diploma (or equivalent); Interest in pursuing a career in law enforcement; Ability to efficiently and courteously interact with people; Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing...

Corrections Officer

  • McLean County
  • Bloomington, IL
  • 60+ days ago

Ability to physically restrain persons in the course of law enforcement activities. Ability to pursue individuals on foot (i.e.: run) in the course of law enforcement activities....

Correctional Officer - Metro Transitional Center

  • State of Georgia
  • Dekalb, IL
  • 60+ days ago

It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 9,000 employees....

Correctional Officer

  • Cook County Sheriff
  • Chicago, IL
  • 90+ days ago

Successfully pass a background investigation showing no felony convictions. The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work....

CSM Correctional Officer - Metro Reentry Facility

  • State of Georgia
  • Dekalb, IL
  • 90+ days ago

It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 9,000 employees....

Corrections Officer

  • Lake County IL
  • Waukegan, IL
  • 90+ days ago

The Corrections Officer is responsible for securing inmates in the County Jail....

Demographic Data for Illinois

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Illinois

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireLawEnforcement research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Correction Officer positions

  • Aurora Healthcare
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  • Aurora University
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  • City of Bloomington Illinois
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  • Lincoln Police Department
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  • City Colleges of Chicago
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  • Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
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  • Oswego Police Department
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  • State of Georgia
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  • US Customs and Border Protection
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  • University of Chicago
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Illinois offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.5%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Correction Officers in Illinois
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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